High School Sports

Eagles, Tigers drop second-round playoff matches in girls tennis

By Tribune staff


The Arroyo Grande High girls tennis team fell to Temecula Valley on the road, 10-8, in a second-round CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoff match Friday.

Delanie Dunkle swept her singles sets, 6-0, 6-2, 6-0, for the Eagles (18-4).

“It was a very close match,” Arroyo Grande head coach Lori Hollister said. “It could have gone either way. The girls left everything on the court.”

The doubles team of Jillian Burns and Emma Mostajo took two of three sets, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Mary Waterman won a set in singles, while the doubles teams of Josephine Graeber and Lauren Midyett and Casey Lieberman and Erika Egg won a set apiece.

“We’re a relatively young team,” Hollister said. “The girls really had to work to achieve what they did this year. I’m really proud of them.”

Dunkle and Waterman won the PAC 8 title as a double team and will play Nov. 23 in the individual section competition in Carpinteria.

Tigers lose at home to defending champs

The San Luis Obispo High girls tennis team lost to defending CIF-Southern Section Division 2 champion Valencia, 16-2, at home in a second-round playoff match.

Jenny Zakaria won a set in singles, and the doubles team of McKenzie Berkshire and Amberly Clark also won a set.

“We’re very proud,” San Luis Obispo assistant coach Terri Main said. “We lost in the first round last year. We got farther this year. It was a great season.”

The Tigers’ doubles team of Sami Good and Maddie Handy was the runner-up at the PAC 8 tournament and will play Nov. 23 in the individual section competition in Carpinteria.